Aircraft Company Tells 9th Circuit Broad Allegations Doom Asbestos Action

(May 31, 2016, 12:49 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Plaintiffs’ vague allegations of asbestos exposure cannot be fixed by simply deleting all other parties and inserting the last remaining defendant’s name in their place, a military aircraft company told the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeal April 20 (Titus May, etc., et al. v. Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., etc., et al., No. 15-56219, 9th Cir.).

(Appellee brief available. Document #01-160601-034B.)

After Barbara May died of mesothelioma in May 2014, her family filed a premises owner and product liability action in the Los...
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